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Title: Advances in Interpreting Research
Subtitle: Inquiry in action
Edited By: Brenda S. Nicodemus
Laurie Swabey
URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/btl.99
Series Title: Benjamins Translation Library 99
Description:

With the growing emphasis on scholarship in interpreting, this collection tackles
issues critical to the inquiry process - from theoretical orientations in
Interpreting Studies to practical considerations for conducting a research study.
As a landmark volume, it charts new territory by addressing a range of topics
germane to spoken and signed language interpreting research. Both provocative
and pragmatic, this volume captures the thinking of an international slate of
interpreting scholars including Daniel Gile, Franz Pöchhacker, Debra Russell,
Barbara Moser-Mercer, Melanie Metzger, Cynthia Roy, Minhua Liu, Jemina
Napier, Lorraine Leeson, Jens Hessmann, Graham Turner, Eeva Salmi, Svenja
Wurm, Rico Peterson, Robert Adam, Christopher Stone, Laurie Swabey and
Brenda Nicodemus. Experienced academics will find ideas to stimulate their
passion and commitment for research, while students will gain valuable insights
within its pages. This new volume is essential reading for anyone involved in
interpreting research.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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ISBN-13: 9789027283023
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